Realistic or not, such an approach is well calculated to send the reader back to the chessboard with a determination to improve In fact, it should probably take pride of place as it is likely to be of far more practical use to the vast majority of chess players who, like the author, would not claim to be chess geniuses. Although we know he is, of course This book is a reminder that there is still one live dinosaur out there in Caissic Park.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. My Best Games by Viktor Korchnoi. In this second volume of My Best Games, grandmaster Victor Korchnoi presents fifty of his best games with Black, with which he has always excelled as a determined defender, ready, when the opportunity presents itself, to switch to counterattack.
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In this book the late Victor Korchnoi annotates of his best games, half played with the white pieces, half with the black. It has to be said that Kasparov is conspicuous by his absence, though Korchnoi has defeated him too in his time, of course. He also has a relaxed attitude towards errors — and from both sides — an acceptance that inaccuracies will inevitably occur; they are all part of the game. His annotations have integrity, insight and veracity, while remaining for the most part conversational in tone.